All CU-initiated bills are on their way to Gov. John Hickenlooper for his signature.
University of Colorado-backed legislation aimed at helping the state’s higher education institutions secure the best and brightest in-state students is awaiting Gov. Hickenlooper’s signature.
Campus leadership has said that CU often loses Colorado’s best college prospects to out-of-state institutions offering richer scholarship packages.
Colorado Democrats on Tuesday announced a list of proposed gun-related laws, including a measure to ban the carrying of concealed weapons in buildings on college campuses.
At his annual presentation Tuesday to the state’s Joint Budget Committee (JBC), Benson said the university estimates it has saved about $35 million in recent years because of efficiency legislation.
Gov. John Hickenlooper and state lawmakers say approval of the ballot issue would bring long-overdue reform to the state personnel system.
House Bill 1252, legislation that would have required more detailed financial reporting in the form of searchable databases of all revenues and expenditures at many higher education institutions, was left unfinished Wednesday as the Colorado General Assembly ended its 2012 session.
A bill that would require greater detail in existing reporting of financial information at institutions of higher education advanced this week in the State House.
University of Colorado Staff Council considered ways to promote and raise its visibility; discussed the effects of House Bill 11-1301 and reviewed details of the fall retreat.
The newest installment of higher education efficiency legislation was signed into law last month and will take effect Aug. 10. But the implementation of changes throughout CU will be a process unfolding over the next several weeks.